NSSF is the trade association for America's firearms industry.
Our mission: To promote, protect and preserve hunting and the shooting sports.
NSSF is the trade association for America's firearms industry.
It's mission: To promote, protect and preserve hunting and the shooting sports.
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Government Relations

VIDEO: Hillary Clinton’s Plan for Guns


Will Hillary Clinton render the fundamental human right to keep and bear arms for defense impossible to exercise? You be the judge.



Hillary Clinton Wrongly Blames (a Few) Gun Stores


Facts are not stopping Hillary Clinton from misrepresentation and vilification in pursuit of her gun-control agenda and playing to her political base.



Memo to Mrs. Clinton: More Americans Support Second Amendment; Believe Gun ownership Protects, Not Endangers


A new poll by the Pew Research Center, “Opinions on Gun Policy and the 2016 Campaign,” shows Americans’ increased support for gun ownership.



NSSF Objects to DDTC Gunsmithing Guidance


NSSF is continuing its drumbeat against the State Department's "guidance" regarding who is required under current law to register with the agency as a manufacturer of defense articles.



Hollywood’s Hypocrisy on Guns


What do rogue government assassin Jason Bourne and elite hitman Deadshot have in common? The actors who portray these characters in their respective current Hollywood films are hypocritically anti-gun.



Where Have the Pro-Gun Democrats Gone?


Earlier this week, Senator Chris Murphy said in an interview that Democrats should only elect politicians who embrace a strident anti-gun agenda.



Emoji Swap Shows We are in an Anti-Gun Culture War


Last week, Apple announced that the next update to its emoji catalog would style the “gun” icon as a toy, rather than a pistol.



NSSF Statement Regarding DDTC’s Recent Firearms “Guidance” on Registration


The DDTC claims guidance provided last week is not new, but is intended as a clarification regarding some conflicting information coming from DDTC and ATF.



#GUNVOTE Performance Jerseys: Spread the Message in Style


Official #GUNVOTE performance shooting jerseys from TechwearUSA. Show your patriotism, spread the #GUNVOTE message with style and inspire a new wave of voters!



On Guns, the Contrast between Party Platforms is Stark


With both the Republican National Convention (RNC) and the Democratic National Convention (DNC) now behind us, the gap between the Democratic and Republican party line on guns has become even more stark. A brief comparison of the party platforms illustrates the divide.



Mass. Attorney General Maura Healy Usurps Power to Attack Second Amendment


NSSF sees this unprecedented action as a blatant anti-gun attack on federally licensed firearm retailers and the law-abiding citizens of the Commonwealth.



Fmr. Attorney General’s Call for Police to Support Stricter Gun Control May Fall on Deaf Ears


In response to the recent tragedies in Dallas and Baton Rouge, former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder called on law enforcement officers to join in advocating for stricter gun control laws. “It is far past time for those of you in law enforcement to join with other responsible Americans and take on the mindless, industry-driven […]



Washington Post’s Fact Checker Rips Obama for Gun Remark


Last week’s memorial service in remembrance of the tragic deaths of five Dallas police officers was remarkable, but for all the wrong reasons. The service took a turn from memorializing to politicizing when President Obama decided to take advantage of this national platform and turn his memorial speech into yet another push for his political […]



NSSF Infographic: Gun Sales Up, Crime Rates Down


As NSSF’s new infographic shows, violent crime continues its downward trend, even as the firearms market sees more and more growth over the past two decades.



House Democrats ‘Sit-in’ Fund-Raising Draws Ethics Complaint


An official ethics complaint has been filed against the Democrats for sending out fundraising emails using images of their “sit-in.”



VIDEO: Semi-automatic AR-15 is a ‘Weapon of War’? – #GUNVOTE


Fact is, the AR-15 is a semi-automatic civilian rifle and NOT a "Weapon of War." Arm yourself with the facts.



Conn. Is in Tough Fiscal Shape, but Gov. Malloy Always Has Time for Anti-Gun Politics


Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy always seems to find the time to for gun control politics and gestures.



NSSF Statement Opposing S.Amdt.4814 (Collins Amendment)


Members of the firearms industry, like all Americans, do not want to see terrorists obtain firearms, especially from federally licensed firearms retailers. We condemn acts of terrorism wherever they occur, especially if they involve the misuse of firearm, and we extend sympathies to the victims of the Orlando terrorist attack. We appreciate the sincere and genuine effort by members of the U.S. Senate to try and pass legislation to address this important issue.



Stand up for Your Second Amendment Rights, Call Your U.S. Senators Today!


We need your voice! Call your Senators today at 202-224-3121 and urge them to oppose anti-gun amendments sponsored by Senators Feinstein, Schumer, Murphy and Booker.



NSSF Statement on “Under the Gun”


Journalists and filmmakers investigating what they see as shortcomings in laws are not absolved of their responsibility both to gain the requisite understanding of how those laws work and to abide by them. For that reason, based on statements made in a videotaped interview, we have to point out that it would appear that a […]